Free Digital Stamps

Free Digital Stamps

For this weeks giveaway I’m offering “Kitty Bat” also “Fall Embellishment Paper” free digital stamp! About Your Free Digital Stamp This card making design is only available for about two weeks or so. After the card making digital stamps retire you can find them here: Card Making Artists Etsy Shop! Above are some examples of…

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Halloween Greetings

Halloween Greetings

Halloween greetings to you!  I have a bunch of fun projects to share with you including this tiny treat box.  I made the tiny treat box (above) at this years Stampin’ Up! Fall card making and paper crafting event. My SU demonstrator, Donna Taylor and her friends hosted an amazing event this year! This little…

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Card Making News 10/16/14

Card Making News 10/16/14

First I would like to share pictures from the Stampin’ Up! card making and paper crafting event. It was so much fun! 65 ladies, excited and happy, ready to make some amazing cards and crafts.  It was such a fun event and I can’t wait for the next one. This was the highlight of my…

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Featured Artist Yana Smakula

Featured Artist Yana Smakula

This week I’m excited to share my featured artist, Yana Smakula! What a fun and inspiring card making artist!  Yana is a successful card maker with a beautiful blog called, Yana Smakula Card Making & Scrapbooking.  I am in love with her blog.  Yana’s blog really highlights her talent. She shares wonderful card making techniques,…

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Steps to Creating the Perfect Bow!

Steps to Creating the Perfect Bow!

A perfect bow?  There’s no way. Sure they say it can be done and I’ve seen great bows on cards and craft projects but it’s just a myth…right?  NO!  You can make a perfect bow too.  The secret to a perfectly tied bow is a cheat.  I cheat the process and it looks like a…

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Featured Artist Angela Maine

Featured Artist Angela Maine

My new featured artist Angela Maine is an inspirational card making artist.  Angela has captured a style of card making that is truly artistic.  She uses a combination of layering and colors that are unique, cohesive and elegant. As a card making artist myself I struggle with colors and layout all the time.  Angela makes…

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Card Making News 9/25/14

Card Making News 9/25/14

Card making news 9/25/14, what’s up?  I missed Paint Party Friday last week.  Boo Hoo!  It’s amazing how much I miss it.  What a great community!  I know lots of us miss it when we skip a week or get so busy it’s hard to join in. I had a good reason… Last week I…

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Crafts Using Paperclips

Crafts Using Paperclips

Crafts using paperclips, card making style! I really like all the cards I see using paperclips as embellishments.  What a great add to any handmade card.  Not only do the cards look fun and sweet but you can remove the paper clips to use as bookmarks.  Bonus!  Any handmade card that comes with a bonus…

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Featured Artist Teresa Kline

Featured Artist Teresa Kline

Teresa’s unique and whimsical card making style is what drew me to her web site and kept me coming back!  I knew I had to ask if she would be one of  my featured artists. I’m so glad she agreed. Teresa has such a great eye for color, composition and a flair for embellishments. I…

Card Making News 9/10/14

Card Making News 9/10/14

Card making news for 9/10/14!  I went to my Stampin’ Up! card making class last night.  I decided to share the work space from our class this week. I’m so excited to have some new card making inspiration!  My sister-in-law Denise was able to go with me to class.  Hooray! We had a blast. Above…

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Generic Greeting Cards

Generic Greeting Cards

Generic greeting cards are wonderful to keep on hand.  For more than one reason!  Did you forget your Mom’s birthday?  I did!  That was a terrible year.  I was so focused on making my friends birthday special, that I spaced Mom’s birthday.  Can you imagine?  Mom is awesome, how could I forget?  Seems impossible now. …

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